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Leics confirm end of Cobb’s 34-year association with club

Leicestershire have confirmed the departure of their high performance coach Russell Cobb to become the new director of cricket at Loughborough MCC University. Cobb’s departure, to succeed the late Graham Dilley at Loughborough, ends a 34-year connection with Leicestershire that … Continue reading

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Loughborough job for Cobb means a loss for Leics

Leicestershire are set to lose a key member of their backroom staff with Russell Cobb, coach of their successful county age group teams, poised to become the new director of cricket at Loughborough MCC University. Cobb, 50, has been with … Continue reading

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Century celebrations for old campaigner Gibson

Fred Gibson scored only 17 runs during his brief first-class career but the former Leicestershire batsman reached a notable century this week, by celebrating his 100th birthday on February 13. Gibson, who was born and raised in Jamaica, travelled to … Continue reading

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Sarwan signs on for a full summer at Grace Road

Leicestershire have completed the signing of former West Indies captain and batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan as their overseas player for all three domestic competitions this season. The county turned their attention to Sarwan, 31, after former Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf failed to … Continue reading

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New commercial role for Nixon at Leicestershire

Leicestershire have appointed their former wicketkeeper Paul Nixon as an ambassador for the club. Nixon, who retired at the end of last season after a 22-year career in county cricket, will join Leicestershire’s commercial team to help increase the club’s … Continue reading

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Leicestershire announce £294,000 profit for 2011

Leicestershire have turned a record loss of more than £400,000 in 2010 into a profit of £294,000 last year. The change in financial fortunes is largely explained by an increase in funding from the ECB of £282,659 as a result … Continue reading

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Sarwan close to signing contract with Leicestershire

Leicestershire are closing in on former West Indies batsman and captain Ramnaresh Sarwan as their main overseas player for the coming season. The 31-year-old is expected to sign a contract next week that will see him play for Leicestershire in … Continue reading

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Ramnaresh Sarwan the new target for Leicestershire

Former West Indies captain Ramnaresh Sarwan has emerged as Leicestershire’s new target to fill the overseas player’s berth at Grace Road for the coming season. Leicestershire have been forced to renew their search for an overseas batsman after they failed … Continue reading

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Yousuf decides against joining Leicestershire

Former Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf will not be joining Leicestershire as an overseas player for the coming season. Yousuf, who had a brief stint with Warwickshire last season, was at an advanced stage of negotiation with Leicestershire but has failed … Continue reading

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Whitticase opts for Barbados for Leics pre-season

Leicestershire will join their Midlands rivals Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire in Barbados for a pre-season trip to the Caribbean island in March. Leicestershire will spend 11 days on the island ahead of the new domestic season where they will play a … Continue reading

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